On Thursday, September 15, 2022, around 4:40 AM, a Chico Police Officer was involved in a vehicle collision while patrolling.
The officer was driving through the intersection of 8th and Main Street in downtown Chico when another motorist drove through a red light, colliding with the officer.
The officer was transported to a local hospital and is doing well.
The Chico Police Department would like to thank the California Highway Patrol for handling the investigation resulting in the involved driver being arrested for DUI.
Location: 8th and Main Street
Supervisor: Sgt. D. Bailey
Lieutenant: Lt. M. Rodden